Responding to the Increased Demand for Outdoor Living Spaces with Innovative Outdoor Quartz Surfaces

A ground-breaking outdoor quartz product provides the convenience of stain-resistant, easy-to-clean indoor quartz surfaces, while innovating a highly durable material proven to withstand UV rays and the most extreme environmental conditions over the long term. The new quartz product provides an answer for consumers’ desire to cook, dine, and entertain comfortably in an outdoor kitchen, come rain, snow, or shine. This course will examine how outdoor living spaces continue to be a very desirable amenity for homeowners and commercial properties and how designers and landscape architects can incorporate outdoor quartz surfaces into their plans. We will examine the performance benefits and design options for this new product, as well as applications in both residential and commercial projects.

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Propane and Building Design for Commercial Businesses

Architects, engineers, developers, and facilities managers have numerous choices when determining fuel sources for commercial buildings, whether those choices involve the practicalities of space and water heating, the aesthetics of fireplaces, fire pits, and outdoor lighting, or the functionalities of building site energy needs.

Combined with these choices is the ever-increasing need to build and plan not only cost-effectively, but with sustainability in mind. This course will help specifiers compare the advantages and disadvantages of a variety of fuel sources and storage options, as well as examining the flexibility and reliability of propane, so that they can more readily determine which fuel source best meets the needs of individual commercial projects.

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Frigidaire Builder Solutions

Electrolux and Frigidaire offer a wide range of appliances and kitchen packages to meet every type of consumer and budget, helping builders to sell more homes and increase project delivery.

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Electrolux Builder Solutions

Kitchens continue to sell homes and choosing appliances that are multifunctional, hardworking and at multiple price points can be a challenge.
Discover how Electrolux is rising above those challenges to meet your needs and the needs of the homebuyer.

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Value by Design

Today, the on-site, DIY approach to wood concrete forming fabrication is rapidly giving way to the precision, convenience, and speed of ready-made, turnkey systems.
Read the following 10 reasons why contractors for structural forming, road and bridge, and water treatment projects nationwide are teaming up with UFP for their forming needs.

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Architecture and Engineering Industry Study 34th Annual Comprehensive Report

There are dozens of financial indicators that the industry is improving slowly but steadily, and this report will help firm leaders assess the current conditions and plan for the journey ahead. Take a look at the 34th edition of the Deltek Clarity Architecture and Engineering Industry Study.

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5 Key Elements for Integrated Resource Planning

How do you successfully balance management?s need for visibility with project managers? resistance to change? The process isn't easy, however with preparation, forethought, and support, it can be simplified. Help your team see the benefit and overcomine obstacles.

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Growth After the Financial Crisis

The days of AE firms cutting their way to profitability are over. So how can they position themselves for future growth and meet the challenges of potential ownership transitions? The overwhelming consensus amongst the experts is that today?s firms require a laser-like focus on strong project and financial management practices?the kind that can carry their long-term growth goals to fruition.

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Decision Making at the Best Run AE Firms

Across every part of the firm, AE organizations have more information than ever. The opportunity is to transform that raw transactional data into insights and intelligence that in turn informs every core decision the firm makes. Deltek has looked at how AE firms can best bring the benefits of BI to their organizations and offers three recommendations: top-down support and enforcement, set appropriate metrics, and focus on project management.

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Building a Culture of Better Project Management

Good Project Management is the best way for AE firms to increase client satisfaction, build internal talent and improve understanding of their project success. With the right tools and communication in place, firms can implement and nurture a culture of strong Project Management, leading to the ultimate in project and firm profitability. Deltek provides end-to-end insight on how to nurture change management within your firm.

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